Children’s Art Competition

The competition is open to all children ages 6-18 and those with handicaps regardless of age.
How to enter:
Create a piece of art related to the theme GROWTH. All mediums are accepted: drawings or paintings, film or animation, printmaking, photography, sculpture, and mixed media. You may submit multiple entries, but no more than two of the same medium (for example, no more than two drawings). Original works only. Copies will not be accepted.
Take a clear photograph or scan of your art if it is not already digital. Email the photograph, scan, or digital copy to by Midnight Eastern Time on Sunday, October 13th, 2024. Include your name, age, title of your artwork and medium used, dimensions of your artwork, phone number, address, and, if handicapped, type of handicap.
Tune into the Dracut Arts November Art Gallery to see if you’re a winner! All winning works will go on tour as part of the Dracut Arts Children's Show. They will also be available to view on the Dracut Arts November Art Gallery on the Dracut Arts YouTube Channel. Winners will also need to drop off or mail in physical entries to Dracut Arts, 55 Emerald Drive, Dracut, MA 01826.
Fine Print:
All entries with colors that can be dusted or wiped (such as pastels or charcoal) must be fixed.
2D entries (drawings, paintings, photography, digital artwork, printmaking, mixed media): Maximum dimensions are 70 x 50 cm or 27.5 x 19.5 inches.
3D entries (sculpture, mixed media): Maximum dimensions are 100 x 70 x 40 cm, or 39 x 27.5 x 15.75 inches. Maximum weight is 9 kg or 19.8 lbs.
Film and Animation: Maximum length is 3 minutes.
Film and Animation: Gary Meuse (Executive Director, Dracut Access TV, Inc.) and Ron Zimmerman (Operations Manager, Dracut Access TV, Inc.)
All other entries: Tanya Prather (Potter, Eco-Printer & Fiber Artist, Merrimack, NH), Judy Krassowski (Visual Artist; Teaching Artist & STEAM facilitator, Trinity High School, Manchester, NH; Art Therapy  Consultant), and Tom Briere (Photographer and Photography Instructor, Dracut, MA).

Childrens' Art Show

February 2024 - Wilmington Memorial Library
March 2024 - Nashua Public Library
September 2024 - Dracut Old Home Day
October 2024 - Lowell Telemedia Center
January 2025 - Gormley's Cafe, Lowell
August 2025 -
Agawam Public Library

Past Appearances

Dracut Access TV
Museum of Printing, Haverhill
Wilmington Memorial Library
Billerica Public Library
Lowell Access TV Art Gallery
Dracut Old Home Day
Buttonwood Museum, Haverhill
Moses Greeley Parker Memorial Library
Dracut Access TV
Merrimack Rep Theater, Lowell

Children's Art Show
Children's Art Show
Dracut Arts Children's Show at Wilmington Library

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